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New graphics card help..

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
September 19, 2010 2:17:24 PM

i am planning to buy a new graphics card in the $75-$100 range ... pls give a good suggestion

my pc specifications are:

hp pavilion a6030in

Microsoft Windows Vista
*DirectX Version*10.0

Intel i945G/GS/P/PL chipset

Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz
*Current Speed*3.00 GHz
*Size*16.00 kB
*Size*2.00 MB

RAM: 2gb+512mb+512mb=3gb DDR2-SDRAM (666 MHz)


i already have an in-built graphics card which is almost out-of-date nowadays
its details are

*Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family**Manufacturer*Intel Corporation
*Video Card Chip Type*Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family
*Video Card Memory*256.00 MB
*Video Card BIOS*Intel Video BIOS

pls help me in buying a new graphics card

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a c 235 U Graphics card
September 19, 2010 2:28:42 PM

your built in graphics where out of the date the second you purchased that PC

look for the an ATI 5670 ver 2.0 or Nvidia GT 240 DDR5 card
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a c 142 å Intel
September 19, 2010 3:55:33 PM

300watt PSU I would look for a HD4670 or one of the cards CT1615 recommended.
September 21, 2010 12:51:04 AM

i am also planning to buy a hd 4670 which costs around $90 in india ...
or is it better to buy a hd 5670 which costs 40$ more
can i go ahead with hd 5670 because i am not sure whether my processor intel p45 would support that...
September 21, 2010 12:56:30 AM

all right i'm going to buy a asus ati hd 4670 which costs exactly $88 in india

hope it works well on my pc

thanks to all for helping me out
September 21, 2010 12:58:10 AM

Best answer selected by charlieshan.
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a c 142 å Intel
September 21, 2010 12:58:14 AM

Your CPU will support that. Just make sure the HD5670 card is version 2.0 PCI-express. Some older motherboards have had issues with version 2.1 cards.
a c 271 U Graphics card
September 21, 2010 12:59:16 AM

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